No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.
Leidos is seeking a Distribution Field Technician. Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment & flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:
- Leadership training
- Mentoring Programs
- Management Opportunities
In this role, you can also expect to gain experience in:
- Structural Pole Modeling
- GIS design training
- Project management
- Financial management
The Distribution Field technician will be responsible for performing field data collection on distribution poles and staking new poles and lines within the scope of a project. Fielder will have a high level understanding of project scopes and be able to read engineering drawings to understand work assigned. Fielder will be expected to work professionally and safely, since they will be representing both Leidos and the client when performing field duties. Work assignments may include interaction with customers regarding projects on their property, preparing field maps, and using a PDF editor to prepare drawings to aid in customer meetings. This position requires travel by car and overnight stays for projects in other parts of the client’s territory. Fielder will be able to work outside, walk multiple miles per day on uneven surface, and swing a 5 lb hammer.
o HS diploma + 1 year of relevant experience
o Must be local to the area. Will be working remotely, out of your home, and will be reimbursed for mileage.
o Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) required
o Excellent verbal and written communications skills
o Willingness to perform both field and office work.
o Overnight travel may be required (10-20% travel)
o Ability to work in outdoor environments
o Ability to utilize personal vehicle (mileage will be reimbursed), cell phone and 8MP camera
The ideal candidate has previous experience doing field work and distribution component identification. Candidates with prior Knowledge of NESC Standards and Client Standards are preferred.
Leidos is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms. Leidos is hiring an Engineering Tech in multiple locations.
Pay Range:Pay Range $37,050.00 - $57,000.00 - $76,950.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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